Army & Navy: WOOFS to the Rescue

WOOFS to the Rescue

Greatest health menace at the key U.S. military base of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutians is a swarming, half-million-odd rat population that has battened for years past in the mean, garbage-strewn alleys of Unalaska village.

Army & Navy authorities have gone after the rats with traps, poison and sanitation control in the village. In addition, hunters have been forbidden to shoot such valued rat killers as hawks, eagles, owls and foxes. As a final touch, the Army called up part of its K-9 Corps, ordered a dozen specially trained...

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